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Back to School With Allergies & Asthma

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The beginning of the school year is exciting for most parents. But if you are a parent raising a child with asthma or allergies, you may approach the school year with some fear and anxiety. These are normal feelings when planning for back to school with allergies and asthma. And over the past few years, […]

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Summer Asthma & Warm Weather

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People often ask: “Does summer make asthma worse?” or “Why is my asthma worse in the summer?” Some people with asthma may experience fewer symptoms and flare-ups during the summer. Others may experience an increase in asthma symptoms leading to full-blown summer asthma attacks. Hot and humid weather and exposure to pollens, mold spores and […]

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What to Know About Asthma & Allergies

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Allergic asthma is the most common form of asthma. Many of the symptoms of allergic and nonallergic asthma are the same. However, inhalation of environmental allergens triggers allergic asthma…. Read More >>

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It’s Food Allergy Awareness Week

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It’s Food Allergy Awareness Week! More than 32 million Americans have a serious and potentially life-threatening food allergy. The College of Asthma, Allergy, & Immunology has the food allergy resources. From toolkits to webinars, enhance your food allergy knowledge…. Read More >>

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Longer, More Intense Allergies Could Result from Climate Change

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Allergy seasons are likely to become longer and grow more intense as a result of increasing temperatures caused by humanmade climate change, according to new research from the University of Michigan. By the end of this century, pollen emissions could begin 40 days earlier in the spring than we saw between 1995 and 2014. Allergy […]

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What Allergists Want You to Know About the 2022 Spring Allergy Season

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Spring allergies are a tale as old as time – but the ferocity with which they land can sometimes pack a surprise punch for those who suffer with allergy symptoms. “People still have Covid on their minds,” says allergist Mark Corbett, MD, president of the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI). “They might […]

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Penicillin Allergy

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Penicillin Allergy – Why is it Relevant? Penicillin allergy is not very uncommon when we take a look at drug allergy history. In most cases, the event happened in the remote past as a child and the patient does not remember the symptoms they had or describe it as a rash. Studies have shown that 10% […]

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Winter Allergies

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It’s Winter – Can I Still Have Allergies? It’s winter, but are you still congested with drainage and sore throat? People generally associate allergies with spring and fall since winter forces us to spend time inside. However, while our homes are well insulated to limit drafts, it also seals us with the indoor allergens. No […]

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Ways to Allergy-Proof Your Home

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If you are one of more than 60 million Americans who suffer with allergies and asthma, there are steps you can take in your house to reduce your exposure to common indoor allergens. If you aren’t sure what’s causing your sneezing and breathing problems, make an appointment with a board-certified allergist, so you can pinpoint […]

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Navigating the Holidays with COVID-19, Asthma and Allergies

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The holiday season means family gatherings and celebration of good tidings. In 2020, many holiday get-togethers were put on hold due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Will the availability of COVID-19 vaccines — and more general awareness and precautions in place — help improve the 2021 holiday season? Read More >>

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